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Music A Level at St Nicholas Catholic High School

Course description

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Course content

Performing Music. Perform as either a soloist or as part of an ensemble, in any style, for between 5 and 6 minutes
Composing. Develop composition skills and create a three-minute piece in response to a given brief
Developing Music. Learn how to identify important musical features and their social and historical context. alongside the study of harmony
Extended Performance. Perform for 12-15 minutes
A three-minute composition is produced to a given brief and students’ knowledge of harmony is tested in a technical study
Further Musical Understanding. This unit focuses on listening to music, familiar and unfamiliar, and understanding how it works. There are three sections: aural analysis, music in context, and continuity and change in instrumental music

Entry requirements

GCSE Music grade B or above. If not previously studied, some evidence of practical ability in this subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Nicholas Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years